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Agony & Ecstasy: Australian Music From The Time Of Arthur Boyd

Agony & Ecstasy: Australian Music From The Time Of Arthur Boyd

Catalog Number: ABC4811210
Label: ABC Classics
Format: CD

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Agony & Ecstasy

Australian Music From The Time Of Arthur Boyd

This album is a musical companion to the major exhibition of the work of Australian painter Arthur Boyd, ‘Agony & Ecstasy’, which will be showing at the National Gallery of Australia from 5 September to 9 November. It traces key events in the eight decades of the artist’s life through the music of the time, showcasing the work of iconic Australian composers such as Peter Sculthorpe, Ross Edwards and Carl Vine, as well as important figures from Australia’s earlier musical history, including Percy Grainger, Peggy Glanville-Hicks and John Antill.

1 PERCY GRAINGER Spoon River
Melbourne Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Hopkins
2 MIRIAM HYDE Piano Concerto No. 1: II. Lento
Miriam Hyde piano, West Australian Symphony Orchestra cond. Geoffrey Simon
3 ALFRED HILL Symphony No. 2 ‘Joy of Life’: I. Grave Allegro
South Australian Symphony Orchestra cond. Patrick Thomas
4 JOHN ANTILL Corroboree Suite from the ballet: III. Rain Dance
Sydney Symphony Orchestra cond. Eugene Goossens
5 PEGGY GLANVILLE-HICKS Gymnopédie No. 1
Sydney Symphony Orchestra cond. Myer Fredman
7 PETER SCULTHORPE Irkanda IV
Donald Hazelwood violin, Sydney Symphony Orchestra cond. Stuart Challender
7 MALCOLM WILLIAMSON Sinfonietta: II. Elegy
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra cond. Richard Mills
8 DAVID LUMSDAINE Shoalhaven
West Australian Symphony Orchestra cond. Albert Rosen
9 ROSS EDWARDS Arafura Dances Concerto for Guitar and Strings: III. Second Maninya
Karin Schaupp guitar, Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra cond. Richard Mills
10 CARL VINE Celebrare celeberrime A celebration for orchestra
Sydney Symphony Orchestra cond. Edo de Waart
11 RICHARD MEALE Lumen
Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra cond. Richard Mills